Shockoe Slip Vacations
Shockoe Slip has a number of museums, exhibits and show venues nearby that allow visitors to really get a feel for the area. There are plenty of excellent destinations to take the family for a couple of hours such as the Museum of the Confederacy, the Edgar Allan Poe Museum and the Virginia Holocaust Museum. To experience the city’s dynamic artistic culture, book a show at one of the popular live performance venues such as Landmark Theater.
While you are in and around Shockoe Slip, treat yourself with a visit to the Cathedral of the Sacred Heart in Richmond. Should you feel the need for a little spiritual renewal, pay a visit to the area’s holy places, such as the St. John's Episcopal Church, Monumental Church and the Richmond St. Paul's Episcopal Church.
Sports fanatics vacationing in Shockoe Slip should book tickets for Richmond Coliseum to see the Richmond Raiders doing battle with visiting teams. On game days follow the sea of blue, black, silver and white, to the stadium, then after the final whistle blows, join local indoor football lovers at a nearby pub, bar or cafe and relive the action over a friendly drink or two.
At the end of a day enjoying Shockoe Slip, put up your feet and relax in one of the area’s popular hotels or serviced apartments. The Omni Richmond Hotel, the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Richmond Downtown and the Hilton Garden Inn Richmond Downtown are among the most popular accommodation options here.